Author and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt, Big Chuck Bradshaw, will be at Madama Jiu-Jitsu Academy on Monday, March 12 at 7PM to sign his new book, "Jersey Tough." The legendary Master Renzo Gracie will also be in attendance. Big Chuck was one of Renzo's first American students. Indeed, Big Chuck was among the first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students on the East Coast.
It was as a student under Renzo Gracie that Professor Josh Madama became good friends with Big Chuck. "Without guys like Big Chuck and, of course, Renzo there would be no Madama Jiu-Jitsu Academy," Josh says. "Big Chuck is like a brother to me."
If you are a student or friend of the Academy, an ex-biker, a cop, a fan of jiu-jitsu or MMA and would like to meet Chuck and Renzo, you are encouraged to come out to the Academy on Monday night. Refreshments will be served by Jill, owner of the Revolutionary Lounge.
There will be no classes at the Academy Monday night as Big Chuck will be signing his book and, along with Renzo, meeting and talking with old friends, new friends, and fans. There will be books available to purchase.
Let's get out there and meet two legends!